This Week in Sci Fi TV: Showtime Orders Halo Series, Patrick Stewart to Voice Animated Star Trek, and More

By | June 29, 2018
 

 Halo Finally Makes the Leap to Television After years of development Hell, a series based on the Halo video games is finally headed to the small screen. Showtime has placed a ten-episode order for a live-action series based on the property. According to Entertainment Weekly, the series will deliver “an epic 26th-century conflict between humanity and an alien… Read More »

The Anti-Blockbusters: They Live

By | June 28, 2018
 

 We are in the midst of Summer Blockbuster season (see our rundown at this link), but in case you would like a respite from the mega-dollar, CGI-overload films, here’s a look at some genre entries from the past decade or so that delivered great movies without relying on a big-budget or excessive special effects. Rating: 4 out of 5… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: New Star Trek Series (Possibly with Patrick Stewart) in the Works at CBS All Access, Invincible Headed to Amazon, and More

By | June 22, 2018
 

 CBS All Access Continues to Boldly Go Further Into the Star Trek Universe Alex Kurtzman has renewed his deal with CBS and that has him working on more Star Trek for their streaming service. He has been part of Star Trek: Discovery since early development and now he will be the sole showrunner of the series after Aaron… Read More »

The Anti-Blockbusters: Cube

By | June 21, 2018
 

 We are in the midst of Summer Blockbuster season (see our rundown at this link), but in case you would like a respite from the mega-dollar, CGI-overload films, here’s a look at some genre entries from the past decade or so that delivered great movies without relying on a big-budget or excessive special effects. Rating: 4 out of 5… Read More »

The Space-Time Chronicles: A Question of Loyalty

By | June 20, 2018
 

 The Space-Time Chronicles A collection of tales spanning across the multiverses of time and space.  Read the prologue at this link. A Question of Loyalty By John J. Joex Copyright © June 2018 (Featured Image: Clock Tower 5 by indigodeep) Jorret sat silently as he looked at the planet on the screen in front of him and read… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Aeon Flux Live Action Series in the Works, Behind the Scenes Shakeup for Star Trek Discovery, and More

By | June 15, 2018
 

 Aeon Flux Will Return to Television as a Live-Action Series MTV announced this week that it is working on a live-action reboot of Aeon Flux which started as an animated serial on Liquid TV in the 90’s and was followed by an animated series.  Teen Wolf‘s Jeff Davis will be working on the scripts for the new series and… Read More »

The Anti-Blockbusters: Battle for Terra

By | June 14, 2018
 

 We are in the midst of Summer Blockbuster season (see our rundown at this link), but in case you would like a respite from the mega-dollar, CGI-overload films, here’s a look at some genre entries from the past decade or so that delivered great movies without relying on a big-budget or excessive special effects. Rating: 4 out of 5… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: HBO Orders First Game of Thrones Prequel, Joss Whedon is Returning to Television, and More

By | June 9, 2018
 

 The First Game of Thrones Prequel is On the Way HBO has given the greenlight to the first of what could be several prequels / spin-offs from Game of Thrones. This one comes from Jane Goldman (Kingsman, Kick-Ass) and George R.R. Martin and following is the official synopsis given by the cable service: Taking place thousands of years… Read More »

The Anti-Blockbusters: Moon

By | June 7, 2018
 

 We are in the midst of Summer Blockbuster season (see our rundown at this link), but in case you would like a respite from the mega-dollar, CGI-overload films, here’s a look at some genre entries from the past decade or so that delivered great movies without relying on a big-budget or excessive special effects. Rating: 4 ½ out of… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Netflix Picks Up Locke and Key, Cast Changes Coming for The Walking Dead, and More

By | June 1, 2018
 

 Netflix Picks Up Locke & Key After Hulu recently passed on the television adaptation of the Locke & Key comic it had in the works, Netflix has stepped in and is near to giving the property a direct-to-series order.  Hulu had produced a pilot but decided not to move forward with the series.  Netflix will not use Hulu’s pilot,… Read More »